There are many reasons one chooses a career in academics. But for biology professor Brent Sinclair, the main reason is simple. “It’s really cool,” he says. And he should know.
University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean has been nominated for president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU).
Western’s Faculty of Science has filled two director positions – Surface Science Western and the Network for Materials, Analytical and Characterization Facilities.
Studying images compiled by NASA, an astronomer from The University of Western Ontario has proved the existence of the first Trojan asteroid found to share Earth’s orbit. The findings of Paul Wiegert and his colleagues at Athabasca University and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope were published today as the cover story for the July 28 issue of distinguished journal, Nature.
The Western Conference on Science Education, a national collaboration on post-secondary issues across disciplines, is coming to The University of Western Ontario July 6-8.
To the uninformed, you would have sworn the group of almost 30 students and graduate students huddled in the close confines of Western’s science building basement labs were part of a real planetary exploration mission.
While a challenging and uncertain time, David Naylor also told graduates it is a period of huge promise that will offer wonderful opportunities and great adventures.
Mohan Mathur made it clear to Western’s newest graduates that they are standing at the threshold of an important day in their lives, and whenever possible they should have the courage to lead and not follow.
Some students are chastised for having their heads in space. A new training program led by The University of Western Ontario will ensure they are rewarded for it – for thinking about space in new ways, that is.
Astronomers from across the country are gathering in London during the next four days to set the course of Canadian astronomical research for the next decade and celebrate Canada’s role in astronomical and astrophysical research.
Three University of Western Ontario undergraduate students have a world-class edge when it comes to designing snowboarding courses. And they have the top prize to prove it.
The All Science Challenge will hit the Western campus Thursday for a day-long science competition for nearly 200 Grade 6, 7 and 8 students from more than 15 London-area schools.
The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Charmaine B. Dean as Faculty of Science dean, beginning a five-year term on Aug. 1.
What happens when a busy 16-lane highway funnels into something half its size? Anyone who drives regularly on the 401 knows. Backups extend far from the point of lane reduction into the 16-lane stretch. No one would suggest adding more lanes to the 16 already in...